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Mar 11, 2011 8:00pm EST
: covering the week, san balls and karen tumulty of "the washington post," and doyle mcmahon us in of "the l.a. times." >> live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week" with gwen ifill. produced in association with "national journal." corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> we know why we're here. to connect our forces to what they need when they need it. >> to help treat sea danger before it sees them. >> to answer the call of the brave and bring them safely home. >> around the globe, the people of boeing or working together to support and protect all who serve. >> that's why we're here. >> a line is a powerful thing. it connects the global economy to your living room. cleaner air to stronger markets. factory floors to less crowded roads. today's progress to tomorrow's promise. one line, incoming possibilities. >> corporate funding is also provided by -- prudential financial, additional funding for "washington week" is provided by at annenberg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting, and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like yo
Mar 5, 2011 2:00am PST
they'll ignore what happens inside their country if they help us advance our interest and goals. what's happening there is not allowing us anymore to ignore what's going on inside their countries and oh, by the way, they're not interested in helping us advance our goals right now. they're sort of interested in trying to hang on for dear life. gwen: when you say our goals, what do you mean? >> number one, keep the oil floying. number two, help contain iran, number three, corporate in the war on terror and counterterrorism operations we have going throughout that region and finally, you know, helping us guarantee the security of israel. and all of those things in the short term become more difficult. we saw with the oil spiking near $100 a barrel and then going over, you have a number of -- the protests have spread to a number of wealthy oil-producing states like oman, even protests in saudi arabia, bahrain, libya, iraq, all oil producers. so that's a problem. we have seen with iran, first thing the new interim government in egypt does is let two iranian war ships go to the suez c
Mar 18, 2011 8:00pm PDT
: how japan's calamity could affect us all. covering the week, tom gjelten of npr, coral davenport of "national journal" and david wessel of "the wall street journal." >> award-winning reporting and analysis, covering history as it happens. live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week." produced in association with "national journal." corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> this rock has never stood still. since 1875, we've been there for our clients through good times and bad. when their needs changed, we were there to meet them. through the years from insurance to investment management to real estate to retirement solutions, we've delved new ideas for the financial challenges ahead. this rock has never stood still and that's one thing that will never change. prudential. >> corporate funding is also provided by boeing. norfolk southern. additional funding is provided by the annenberg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting, and by contributions to pbs stations from viewers like you. thank you. >> once again, live from washington, moderator
Mar 26, 2011 2:00am EDT
closing that permanently. never using it again. >> you would never do that. to close the capitol hill -- to close to capitol hill. >> exactly. >> and i want to use it. >> last word. see you next week. for a transcript of this broadcast, log on to gwen: the libya dilemma. we look at the military, diplomatic, and political complications of what no one wants to call a war. tonight on "washington week." >> no american lives can resolve the political disagreement that lies at the heart of somebody else's civil war. gwen: that was candidate obama in 2007. >> because of the extraordinary capabilities and valor of our men and women in uniform, we have already saved lives. gwen: that was president obama this week as bombs were falling in libya. but the definition of victory remains unclear. >> i think there are any number of possible outcomes here and no one's in a position to predict them. we didn't set out to do regime change here. we set out, as i said, to do a very targeted mission. gwen: and now nato steps in. >> we have taken on responsibility for the no-fly zone, wh
Mar 25, 2011 8:00pm PDT
it off to anybody else. today the pentagon was talking about possibly using helicopters and ac-130's, slow-flying, tactical aircraft that get awful close in. that's going to look like combat. >> who are the people, assuming they can displace ka due fee, who do they have in mind to replace him? >> that's the five bazillion dollar question. one thing the white house terrorism advisor is most worried about is we don't know who the libyan rebels are. you saw, and this could well have been an attempt by al qaeda to hijack this democracy protest but they put out a statement a week ago saying how much they were with the libyan rebels, al qaeda did. and a lot of these people are believed to have those sorts of ties. nobody knows right now but that's something people are worried about. >> can i get back to the notion of us being in the back seat. it's hard for people to believe that when the united states is part of something, we're never in the back seat, right? but let's assume that we are. and that this is an unwieldy coalition. how do you get the clarity of mission that congress wants or
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